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Route 52 roundabout in Pocopson wins ASHE ‘Project of the Year’

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    Kennett Public Library staff member earns national award

    Ivy Noelle Weir, in charge of adult and young adult programming at Kennett Public Library, has been selected by the American Library Association (ALA) to participate in its 2015 class of Emerging Leaders. The program is designed to enable library staff and information workers to participate in project planning workgroups, network with peers, gain an inside look into ALA structure and have an opportunity to serve the profession in a leadership capacity early in their careers.

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    Kennett High inducts NHS members

    The Kennett High School Blue and White Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 2014-15 inductees at a ceremony and reception this spring.

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    McCarthy announces plans to retire

    KENNETT TOWNSHIP>>Police Chief Albert McCarthy, who has been on paid administrative leave since being involved in a car accident April 14 while on duty, has announced his retirement.

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    Rubinstein’s in Kennett closing after 35 years in business

    NEW GARDEN>> After 35 years in business in the Kennett Square area, Rubinstein’s, an office supply store, will close June 30.

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    Police Reports

    New Garden Marijuana >> On April 27, 2015 at 2:19pm, police observed a vehicle with an expired registration on W. Cypress Street. A traffic stop was conducted in the 700 block and contact made with the occupants. An extremely strong odor of marijuana was detected and loose pieces were observed on both the driver and passenger side front floor. The driver, Jordan Lacy, 26 of Wilmington was asked to exit the vehicle and found to have rolling papers in his possession. Lacy consented...

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    Kennett school directors honor outstanding students, retiring principal

    The members of the Kennett Consolidated School District School Board took time at their monthly meeting, which was held at Kennett Middle School, to honor students who had achieved at high levels in problem-solving competitions organized by the Math Olympiad, a national organization that stimulates enthusiasm for mathematics.

    By Matt Freeman For 21st-centurymedia.com The agenda was light, but there was time enough Monday night to salute some students early in their educati|

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    It’s official - it’s now Kennett Public Library

    KENNETT SQUARE>>It’s official. The Bayard Taylor Memorial Library in Kennett Square is now the Kennett Public Library.

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    Police reports

    State Police Avondale Endangering >> Courtney Anne Pinto, 36, of Oxford accidently shot a gun into a garage in the 300 block of Union School Road in Lower Oxford Township on April 11 at 10 p.m. The owner of the garage did not press charges, police said.

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    Two new part-time officers join Kennett Township police force; McCarthy still on paid leave

    The officers, Richard Bell and Johnathan Ortiz, raised their hands and repeated the oath of office to District Judge Daniel Maisano as the Kennett Township supervisors and other spectators looked on. The ceremony, which took place at the township’s monthly work session meeting, came about three weeks after McCarthy was placed on administrative leave following a traffic accident in which the vehicle he was driving struck another vehicle on Hillendale Road. No injuries resulted from the...

    By Matt Freeman For 21st-centurymedia.com Two new part-time officers were sworn in to the Kennett Township police force this week, in wake of Chief A|

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    Art Watch: Don’t miss the Chester County Studio Tour

    May is a month-long art tour-de force, starting with Gallery Walk in West Chester which took place May 1 and the biggest art event of the summer The Chester County Studio Tour on May 16 and 17, followed by The Downingtown Fine Arts Festival May 30 and 31.

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